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Liam Fray to make huge return to Leeds this Thursday

In recent times, Manchester band Courteeners have been subject to countless superlatives from mainstream and underground media sources. The rise of the band has been catastrophic ending with their Old Trafford headline show this May. Front man Liam Fray has been the driving force of the success and has been on a solo journey this […]

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Ormstons – Bridgewater Way

Ormstons are an indie-rock band from Leeds, and have begun to create a bit of a buzz with support slots at venues like The Wardrobe, and a headline show at The Key Club this weekend that celebrated the release of their debut single, Bridgewater Way. ‘Bridgewater Way’ is a raucous indie romp if I ever […]

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DEAD! announce huge UK tour and debut album release

DEAD! have announced the release of their debut album, THE GOLDEN AGE OF NOT EVEN TRYING, via Infectious BMG on 26 January 2018. “There’s blood, sweat, arguments, defining moments and some of the best and worst times of our lives in this album. But every band should have that in a debut record.” THE GOLDEN […]

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The perfectly named Stereo Honey evoke Morecambe ghosts with “The Bay”

For fans of Wild Beasts, Radiohead, Nothing But Thieves As I age it becomes more difficult to remember which decade I’m in; I guess I’m slowly building up to a time for where current life becomes so unpalatable I can gently retreat into comfortable memories. At the recent wondrous first Live at Leeds Ones to […]

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Kazoopa 2017 – Six not to miss

Kazoopa Festival in Leeds on November 25th is the one that Halfway 2 Nowhere has been waiting for most of the year. There’s over 70 acts of greatness descending on our main Yorkshire city in venues dotted across the city centre starting at lunchtime. If you want to discover just how healthy the alternative music […]

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Dead Natives – I Got Menace

Single review: Dead Natives For fans of : Arctic Monkeys / Redfaces October 13th – mark your calendars for the release of this hot new single from Dead Natives, in my opinion their best work to date. After a short crescendo to kick things off, they leap straight into the song and never look back. […]

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The Hubbards are Body Confident

Single review: The Hubbards For fans of: Pavement / Weezer I’m in aural heaven when I hear a jangling guitar and a good beat, so one of the tunes of last year came from those clean and crisp sounding Hull guys, The Hubbards, and in particular their track Merv from their Cold Cut EP. 2017 […]